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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
 
 
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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at DAL vs. WAS
Week 2 vs. BUF at ATL
Week 3 at TB vs. DET
Week 4 vs. WAS at GB
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. NYJ
Week 6 at NE at MIN
Week 7 vs. ARI at DAL
Week 8 at DET at BUF
Week 9 vs. DAL vs. CHI
Week 10 at NYJBYE WEEK
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. NE
Week 12 at CHI vs. SEA
Week 13 vs. GB at MIA
Week 14 at PHI vs. NYG
Week 15 vs. MIA at WAS
Week 16 at WAS vs. DAL
Week 17 vs. PHI at NYG
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
Receiving
   
Receptions63.544.4
Rec Yards839.6735.0
Rec TDs4.94.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.13.5
Rush Yards12.525.0
Rush TDs0.00.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points114.3102.5
   
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2018 Points 
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Week 22.418.9
Week 314.03.7
Week 415.711.2
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Week 63.78.4
Week 716.79.3
Week 83.413.2
Week 93.2
Week 109.66.7
Week 112.23.8
Week 123.72.5
Week 132.8
Week 147.7
Week 153.7
Week 1611.02.8
Week 177.6
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2018 Targets 
Week 175
Week 254
Week 375
Week 4108
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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 D-Jax loses value in PPR leagues and Philly has a lot of mouths to feed. But the kid can still fly.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There are many excited for Shepard's potential with Odell Beckham Jr. off to Cleveland. While his target potential has definitely improved, his role must now change, especially with Golden Tate being signed to seemingly take over the slot role that Shepard has occupied for the last few seasons. When playing on the perimeter, Shepard has seen 62 targets over the last two years and hasn't scored a touchdown. If you're drafting him, it's due to his increase in volume, because his efficiency will take a hit. You also need to know that he suffered a broken thumb during the first few days of training camp and is unlikely to play at all in the preseason. They're expecting him to be ready for Week 1, but it's something to monitor.Jackson returns to Philadelphia, though this time he's got a much better supporting cast. Between Alshon Jeffery and Zach Ertz, he won't be asked to be the focal point of the offense, but rather a game-changer in how a defense has to approach them. He still has the speed to beat cornerbacks down the field, as evidenced by his 18.9 yards per catch in 2018. Just don't draft him and expect WR2 numbers or anything. He'll be a splash player in the Eagles offense
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
He's beaten his current ADP in both of his full seasons, and that was playing 2nd fiddle to OBJ - Shepard is one of the better draft values going at WR 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Jackson had 13 receptions of 20 yards or more in only 12 games. He also averaged eight air yards per target in 2018 which ranked fifth among WRs. Jackson's averaged 6.3 targets, 3.5 receptions, and 55.5 receiving yards per game over the last two seasons. fantasydata.com
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Should be Eli's de facto #1 making him a weekly WR3/flex option. WIll be much more valuable in ppr leagues. 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Most seem to be expecting Shepard to take a major step forward with Odell gone, and while that scenario is possible, it seems more likely that Tate, Engram and Barkley will prevent Shepard from realizing his upside as a target-hog WR2. Rather, expect south of 1,000 yards with just a handful of touchdowns once again.Despite playing just 12 games last year, Jackson still managed to finish as a WR3 in fantasy football. He falls into a tougher scheme this year, however and is now turning 33 so his time may be running out as a useful fantasy piece.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Shepard is a sneaky late round pick this season. With Odell gone Shepard assumes the role of top target in the offense. Obviously, it's not a good offense, but he's going to approach 1,000 receiving yards, and we saw them use him in the red zone when Odell went down last season. On the season he ranked just behind Odell in red zone targets, and he was their most targeted receiver in that area after Odell went down. A 1,000/8 season is well within his range of outcomes, which means he's being under valued in drafts.Jackson is a sneaky late round pick this season. He was 8th in deep ball targets last season, despite playing in just 12 games. He wasn't that great in 2018, but he moves from a QB that ranked 27th in adjusted completion percentage, to one that ranked 4th. Wentz is a big upgrade over Winston, and that offense is set up to score more TD's. He's unlikely to be someone you can consistently rely on, but he could put together a better season than people are expecting. Last season Jackson was second in the league in air yards per reception, and was amongst the fastest skill position players as well. He might be 32 now, but he's still got plenty of gas left in the tank.
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